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New NRC chair vouches for agency's independence, states goalsupdated: Tue Aug 14 2012 15:47:00

Is the Nuclear Regulatory Commission too cozy with the industry it regulates?

The fight for nuclear energy in Japanupdated: Mon Jul 23 2012 04:52:00

Anti-nuclear protests in Japan get bigger. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports the government is bringing reactors back online.

Japan ends nuclear freezeupdated: Sun Jul 01 2012 02:18:00

Japan is set to restart its first nuclear reactor since the Fukushima meltdown.

Japan set to power up nuclear reactor amid protestsupdated: Wed Jun 27 2012 07:13:00

Energy-starved Japan will regain nuclear-powered electricity on Sunday, as the first reactor to be switched on since last year's Fukushima disaster comes online.

Little headway in Iranian nuclear talksupdated: Wed Jun 20 2012 01:41:00

Iran's senior nuclear negotiator and representatives of international powers emerged Tuesday from two days of talks on Tehran's nuclear program without having reached an agreement.

Israel warns Iran: Time running outupdated: Wed Jun 20 2012 01:41:00

Israeli President Shimon Peres explains why 'time is running out'' in efforts to stop Iran's nuclear program.

The future of nuclear energy in Franceupdated: Fri Jun 01 2012 22:49:00

French President-elect Francois Hollande wants to reduce the country's reliance on nuclear power.

China to restart nuclear power programupdated: Fri Jun 01 2012 22:49:00

Beijing has indicated that it will lift its year-long moratorium on new nuclear projects in a move that will breathe life into an industry plagued by uncertainty since the disaster at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi reactor last year.

Obama nominates successor to Nuclear Regulatory Commission's top postupdated: Thu May 24 2012 22:41:00

Three days after embattled Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Gregory Jaczko announced his resignation, the White House announced President Barack Obama intends to nominate Allison Macfarlane, a professor at George Mason University, to the agency's top post.

Hard lessons for U.S. nuclear safety from Fukushima meltdownupdated: Thu May 24 2012 10:16:00

The earthquake and tsunami in northeastern Japan on March 11 last year took more than 20,000 lives, caused the evacuation of about 300,000 people, and set off the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl. The meltdowns of the Fukushima Daiichi reactors ended Japan's plans to produce half of its electricity through nuclear energy.

Top U.S. nuclear regulator to resignupdated: Mon May 21 2012 12:38:00

Embattled Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Gregory Jaczko announced Monday he is resigning.

Man executed for attack on Iranian nuclear scientistupdated: Tue May 15 2012 06:21:00

Iran has executed a man who was convicted of killing one of its nuclear scientists, state-run Press TV reported Tuesday.

Japan takes over TEPCO after disasterupdated: Wed May 09 2012 23:58:00

Reeling from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) has effectively been nationalized after Tokyo approved a request for a 1 trillion yen ($12.5 billion) injection of capital.

Japan shuts down last nuclear reactorupdated: Mon May 07 2012 23:22:00

As Japan began its workweek Monday morning, the trains ran exactly on time, the elevators in thousands of Tokyo high-rises efficiently moved between floors, and the lights turned on across cities with nary a glitch.

Troubled Michigan nuclear plant shut down for maintenanceupdated: Mon Apr 09 2012 19:54:00

A troubled Michigan nuclear power plant cited for safety violations has been taken off line for maintenance and refueling, the plant's owner said Monday.

California nuclear plant shut indefinitely amid hunt to find cause of problemsupdated: Fri Apr 06 2012 22:30:00

A large Southern California nuclear plant is out of commission indefinitely, and will remain so until there is an understanding of what caused problems at two of its generators and an effective plan to address the issues, the nation's top nuclear regulator said Friday.

Timeline of Iran's controversial nuclear programupdated: Mon Mar 19 2012 09:30:00

Iran's controversial nuclear program began more than 50 years ago with aid from the West. Now, despite Iran's assurances that its program is purely peaceful, some Western countries, the United Nations and the International Atomic Energy Agency say they're concerned that Iran wants to use the program to create a nuclear weapon. Here's a look at Iran's nuclear program over the years:

The Iran threat: Fact or fiction?updated: Mon Mar 19 2012 09:30:00

Many are sounding the alarm about Iran going nuclear. CNN's Reza Sayah reports on what's behind the rhetoric.

U.S. nuclear reactors are safeupdated: Wed Mar 14 2012 13:05:00

The massive earthquake and tsunami in Japan one year ago understandably raised questions about the safety of America's nuclear energy facilities. Americans should know that all U.S. nuclear energy plant safety systems have been verified by the companies operating them as well as deemed safe by the independent Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Activists file lawsuit to try to stop restart of Japanese nuclear plantupdated: Mon Mar 12 2012 09:48:00

Scores of Japanese citizens filed a lawsuit Monday in an effort to block the restarting of a nuclear power facility as tensions remain over atomic energy in the country a year after the Fukushima Daichi disaster.

Japanese prime minister talks economy, rebuilding efforts updated: Sun Mar 04 2012 19:08:00

The Japanese prime minister issued a sobering and reflective assessment of his country's recovery as it prepares to mark the one year anniversary of a 9.0-magnitude earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown.

Look inside Fukushima's meltdown zoneupdated: Wed Feb 29 2012 05:46:00

CNN gets its first tour inside the Fukushima nuclear plant. CNN's Kyung Lah reports from the meltdown zone.

Nuclear watchdog team disappointed after Iran visitupdated: Wed Feb 22 2012 09:37:00

Two days of talks in Iran went nowhere and the frustration of the global nuclear watchdog agency was palpable in the terse statement it issued afterward.

Nuclear Regulatory Commission says accident models could be amiss updated: Fri Feb 17 2012 20:23:00

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has asked 11 nuclear power plants for information about the computer models they use to test different accident scenarios, saying those models may underestimate how much nuclear fuel will heat up during cooling system failures.

Concerns over aging nuclear plantsupdated: Fri Feb 17 2012 08:41:00

Critics worry about aging U.S. nuclear plants amid what happened in Japan. CNN's Amber Lyon reports.

U.S. nuclear plants similar to Fukushima spark concernsupdated: Fri Feb 17 2012 08:41:00

As the United States prepares to build its first new nuclear power reactors in three decades, concerns about an early generation of plants have resurfaced since last year's disaster in Japan.

Iran hails major step in nuclear programupdated: Wed Feb 15 2012 16:22:00

CNN's Barbara Starr is reporting that Iran is claiming that they "have mastered the nuclear fuel cycle."

Iran boasts nuclear progressupdated: Wed Feb 15 2012 16:22:00

Iran flaunted a new generation of centrifuges and mastery of the nuclear fuel cycle Wednesday as President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, clad in a white lab coat, was on hand to load domestically made fuel rods into the core of a Tehran reactor.

NRC: Michigan nuclear plant cited for safety violationsupdated: Tue Feb 14 2012 20:32:00

A nuclear power plant in Covert, Michigan, has been cited for three safety violations, according to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, joining two other U.S. nuclear plants in getting extra scrutiny from inspectors.

CNNMoney: First new nuclear reactors OK'd in over 30 yearsupdated: Thu Feb 09 2012 14:50:00

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission approved licenses to build two new nuclear reactors Thursday, the first authorized in over 30 years.

CNNMoney: New nuclear reactors set to be OK'd for Georgiaupdated: Thu Feb 09 2012 11:20:00

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is set to approve licenses to build two new nuclear reactors Thursday, the first approvals in over 30 years.

Japan considers restarting two reactorsupdated: Tue Jan 31 2012 05:49:00

A movement to restart two nuclear reactors in Japan is causing a stir. Kyung Lah reports.

Panel: Search for nuclear waste dump could last up to 20 years updated: Thu Jan 26 2012 15:42:00

Three years after the Obama administration killed controversial plans to store the nation's nuclear waste permanently at Yucca Mountain in Nevada, a presidential commission said Thursday that the nation needs to adopt a "consent-based approach" to position disposal facilities, gaining the approval of any community before moving forward with future sites.

Japanese company takes look inside nuclear reactorupdated: Thu Jan 19 2012 06:52:00

Workers placed an endoscope into a nuclear reactor at Japan's damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant Thursday, marking the first glimpse inside one of the crippled reactors.

Anger over plans to restart Japan's nuclear plantsupdated: Thu Jan 19 2012 05:47:00

"Shame on you, shame on you," shouted protestors, as officials met to discuss plans to restart Japan's nuclear plants for the first time since last year's Fukushima disaster.

Iran threatens Israel, U.S. over scientist killingupdated: Sun Jan 15 2012 06:34:00

Israel and the United States are "supporters of state terrorism" and will suffer a "punitive response" at an "opportune time," Iran's Press TV cited a top Iranian general as saying Sunday, days after an Iranian nuclear scientist was killed.

Scientist death 'like script from movie'updated: Sun Jan 15 2012 06:34:00

Robert Baer tells Anderson Cooper he believes a dissident group was involved in the death of a nuclear scientist.

Iran urges UN to condemn nuclear scientists' killingsupdated: Thu Jan 12 2012 02:57:00

Iran has issued an impassioned letter to the United Nations Secretary General charging that the killings of Iranian nuclear scientists were terror attacks that followed a clear pattern -- an assertion the country's ambassador to the United Nations repeated to CNN in an interview Wednesday night.

Report: Iran nuclear scientist killed in car bomb blastupdated: Wed Jan 11 2012 19:34:00

A nuclear scientist was killed in a blast in Tehran on Wednesday morning, an Iranian news agency reported, in the latest in a string of attacks that Iran has blamed on Israel.

Report: Iran builds, tests first nuclear fuel rodupdated: Mon Jan 02 2012 05:34:00

Iran has succeeded in building and testing the country's first domestically produced nuclear fuel rod, the semi-official Fars news agency reported Sunday.

Fortune: Southern Co.'s Tom Fanning bets big on nukesupdated: Mon Dec 19 2011 11:49:00

"Sleepy" hasn't been the right word for the electric utility industry in many years, but the business has felt particularly strong zaps lately. The Japanese earthquake and tsunami rewrote the future of nuclear power, which had been in the midst of a renaissance. The Environmental Protection Agency wants to impose the most stringent emissions rules the industry has ever faced. And the rapid development of shale gas in the U.S. could revolutionize electrical generation. These are tense times for any utility -- especially one like Southern Co., which is building a major new nuclear power plant near Augusta, Ga., and generates most of its electricity by burning coal. Running the enterprise since last December has been Tom Fanning, 54, who joined the company right out of Georgia Tech. He's well prepared: Among his 14 previous jobs at the company have been CFO, CIO, strategy chief, and CEO of one of Southern's operating companies, Gulf Power. It helps that Southern is the world's most

Japan marks nuclear reactors milestoneupdated: Fri Dec 16 2011 07:09:00

Japan's Prime Minister said Friday that a "cold shutdown" has been achieved at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, a symbolic milestone that means the plant's crippled reactors have stayed at temperatures below the boiling point for some time.

Rift at nuclear agency put under spotlight updated: Wed Dec 14 2011 21:48:00

It was, in the words of one congressman, a "Caine Mutiny," Washington-style.

'Forgotten' energy source gets new lifeupdated: Thu Nov 17 2011 12:03:00

VICE looks at the "forgotten" nuclear fuel thorium, its passionate followers and its second life courtesy of the internet.

Thorium: World's greatest energy breakthrough?updated: Thu Nov 17 2011 12:03:00

If, like many of the world's leaders, you are eager for a dependable and cheap energy source that doesn't spew toxins and greenhouse gases into the atmosphere -- and that doesn't result in terrible, billion dollar accidents -- you can end your search now.

Japanese plant starts first nuclear reactor since tsunami crisisupdated: Wed Nov 02 2011 03:25:00

A Japanese power company restarted a nuclear reactor this week, the first to come back online since a March earthquake and tsunami in the nation.

Repurposing Yucca Mountain won't be easyupdated: Mon Oct 17 2011 19:23:00

How's this for a real estate buzz kill?

Fukushima's neighbors lobby in U.S. against nuclear energyupdated: Tue Sep 20 2011 18:51:00

Using firsthand accounts of coping with the threat of radioactive contamination, several Japanese citizens who lived near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant hope to convince U.S. officials that nuclear energy poses an unacceptable risk.

Explosion at French nuclear site kills 1updated: Mon Sep 12 2011 13:22:00

A furnace exploded Monday at a nuclear site in France, killing one person and injuring four, a spokeswoman for French energy company EDF told CNN.

Explosion at French nuclear facilityupdated: Mon Sep 12 2011 13:22:00

An oven exploded at a French nuclear site, killing one person and injuring four, according to French energy company EDF.

Iran nuclear plant gets official launchupdated: Mon Sep 12 2011 08:13:00

Iran plans a ceremony to launch a controversial nuclear power plant Monday, the country's government-backed Press TV reported, making it the first nation in the Middle East to put a civilian nuclear power plant online.

Iran's first nuclear power plant to get official launchupdated: Mon Sep 12 2011 07:36:00

Iran plans a ceremony to launch a controversial nuclear power plant Monday, the country's government-backed Press TV reported, making it the first nation in the Middle East to put a civilian nuclear power plant online.

Six months post-Fukushima, weighing costs, risks key to nuclear debateupdated: Mon Sep 12 2011 00:57:00

The Futaba district of Japan's Fukushima prefecture was once defined largely by its farmers and its fishermen, as well as by its vast nuclear complexes that funneled power to Tokyo.

Iran's nuclear plant connects to electric grid, the country saysupdated: Sun Sep 04 2011 13:02:00

Iran says its Bushehr nuclear power plant is now online, making it the first Middle Eastern country to produce commercial electricity from atomic reactors.

Low expectations for new Japanese PMupdated: Tue Aug 30 2011 10:38:00

CNN's Kyung Lah reports that Japan is not expecting much from newly-elected prime minister, Yoshihiko Noda.

Japan's new leader: A snowball's chance?updated: Tue Aug 30 2011 10:38:00

In his acceptance as elected leader of the ruling Democratic Party, Japan's new Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda likened his nation's political plight as a snowball falling fast downhill.

Teen nuclear scientist fights terrorupdated: Mon Aug 29 2011 17:08:00

Taylor Wilson makes people nervous.

CNNMoney: Power restored to nuclear plant after quakeupdated: Wed Aug 24 2011 10:50:00

Two nuclear reactors at the North Anna power plant outside Richmond, Va. regained offsite power Wednesday after losing it as the result of the earthquake Tuesday, the plant's owner Dominion Virginia Power told CNN.

CNNMoney: Quake shuts nuclear power plant in Virginiaupdated: Tue Aug 23 2011 16:59:00

Two nuclear reactors at the North Anna power plant outside Richmond, Va. have shut down as a result of the earthquake Tuesday, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said.

Japan redesigns nuclear safety agency after Fukushimaupdated: Mon Aug 15 2011 18:18:00

Japan's nuclear safety agency will be placed under the control of the country's Environment Ministry, a top government official announced Monday in a move stemming from the triple meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant.

Workers find lethal radiation levels at Fukushima Daiichiupdated: Tue Aug 02 2011 19:21:00

Workers at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant have discovered a radioactive hot spot far more lethal than anything previously recorded at the damaged facility, the plant's owner reported Tuesday.

Panel: Set up federal corporation to deal with spent nuclear fuelupdated: Fri Jul 29 2011 10:36:00

A presidential commission charged with addressing what to do with the nation's nuclear waste is recommending that a new "federal corporation" be created to solve the problem.

NRC chairman proposes timetable for nuclear industry reformsupdated: Mon Jul 18 2011 15:43:00

The chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Monday the NRC should move quickly on post-Fukushima reforms, saying the commission should draw up proposed changes within 90 days, and the industry should implement them within five years.

Mixed reaction to calls for new nuclear safety rulesupdated: Wed Jul 13 2011 21:55:00

A call for stiffened safety rules at American nuclear plants after the March disaster in Japan got mixed reviews from both the industry and its critics Wednesday.

U.S. re-evaluates nuclear plant safetyupdated: Wed Jul 13 2011 21:55:00

March: Senators convene to see what the U.S. can learn from the nuclear disaster in Japan.

CNNMoney: Nuclear waste: Back to Yucca Mountain?updated: Mon Jul 11 2011 15:47:00

There are 65,000 tons of radioactive waste sitting at nuclear power plants close to major cities around the country.

Japan announces new nuclear safety testsupdated: Mon Jul 11 2011 05:50:00

Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano announced Monday a new round of safety tests for the country's nuclear plants in the government's latest bid to gain the public's confidence.

Japan PM criticized over nuclear plant stress testsupdated: Thu Jul 07 2011 06:08:00

Local government officials criticized Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan and his cabinet Thursday for giving mixed signals over the resumption of nuclear power plants shut down since the March 11 earthquake.

Mock attackers 'strike' 24 nuclear plants, 'breach' twoupdated: Wed Jun 29 2011 20:33:00

Mock commandos who staged attacks on 24 nuclear power plants in pre-announced drills last year were able to "damage" or "destroy" critical targets at two of the plants, according to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Iran testing missiles that could carry nuclear weapon, UK's Hague saysupdated: Wed Jun 29 2011 09:48:00

Iran has been carrying out covert tests of missiles capable of delivering a nuclear payload, UK Foreign Secretary William Hague said Wednesday, in contravention of a U.N. resolution.

U.S. fears Iran has long-range missileupdated: Wed Jun 29 2011 09:48:00

2010: CNN's Joe Johns talks to David Sanger of the New York Times about a WikiLeaks dump.

TEPCO shareholders reject bid to abandon nuclear energyupdated: Wed Jun 29 2011 01:12:00

A contentious crowd of Tokyo Electric Power Company shareholders showed up Tuesday for their first meeting since the March tsunami to grill company executives about the future of the embattled company, as well as nuclear energy in Japan.

Nebraska plant: This is not Fukushimaupdated: Tue Jun 28 2011 19:04:00

The CEO of Fort Calhoun Nuclear Power Plant says what's happening to their plan in Nebraska is not another Fukushima.

Nebraska nuclear plant officials reject comparisons to Fukushimaupdated: Tue Jun 28 2011 19:04:00

Tim Nellenbach is on a mission as he shows a small group of journalists around his workplace. The manager of the Fort Calhoun Nuclear Power Plant and his colleagues are bent on dispelling rumors about the condition of their facility: rumors about a meltdown, about a loss of power. The rumors are patently false, they say, and it's frustrating to have to deal with them while also battling a genuine crisis.

CNNMoney: Flooded Nebraska nuclear plant raises broader disaster fearsupdated: Tue Jun 28 2011 08:10:00

Nebraska's flooded Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant is raising fears that other power plants in the United States are vulnerable to extreme weather events.

IAEA chief: Meeting paved way for nuclear safety frameworkupdated: Fri Jun 24 2011 10:17:00

The top U.N. nuclear official said a conference on nuclear safety this week "achieved its main goal," paving the way "for an enhanced post-Fukushima global nuclear safety framework."

Japan to open airlock at crippled nuclear plantupdated: Sun Jun 19 2011 23:12:00

Workers at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant have been cleared to open the No. 2 reactor building's airlock to ease sauna-like conditions inside, the plant's owner said Sunday.

3 nuclear reactors melted down after quake, Japan confirmsupdated: Tue Jun 07 2011 05:56:00

Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant experienced full meltdowns at three reactors in the wake of an earthquake and tsunami in March, the country's Nuclear Emergency Response Headquarters said Monday.

German government approves plan to go nuclear-freeupdated: Mon Jun 06 2011 05:54:00

Germany's government formally approved a plan Monday to close all the country's nuclear power plants by 2022.

U.S. 'can do better' than Nevada nuclear waste dump, official saysupdated: Wed Jun 01 2011 18:50:00

An Energy Department official Wednesday defended the Obama administration's decision to pull the plug on a long-planned Nevada repository for nuclear waste in the face of questions from Congress about whether the move was legal.

Some fear U.S. nuclear agency is playing 'regulatory roulette'updated: Wed Jun 01 2011 12:39:00

In the shadow of the nation's oldest operating nuclear power plant, Alfonse Esposito fishes along Oyster Creek in central New Jersey, where he's caught and eaten bluefish and kingfish for 37 years.

Minister: Germany to go nuke free by 2022updated: Wed Jun 01 2011 09:53:00

Germany's ruling coalition has agreed to shut down all of the nation's nuclear power plants by 2022.

Germany to shut all nuclear plantsupdated: Wed Jun 01 2011 09:53:00

CNN's Fred Pleitgen reports on how Germany plans to get out of nuclear energy by 2022.

Analysis: Fukushima and the 'nuclear renaissance' that wasn'tupdated: Wed Jun 01 2011 07:41:00

A month after a devastating earthquake sent a wall of water across the Japanese landscape, the global terrain of the atomic power industry has been forever altered.

Japan's new normalupdated: Wed Jun 01 2011 07:41:00

As some of Japan's foreign residents begin to return, many are still too afraid to come back. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.

Fuel rods may have melted in more Japanese reactors, company saysupdated: Tue May 24 2011 12:12:00

Nuclear fuel rods in two more reactors at the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan are believed to have melted during the first week of the nuclear crisis, the owner of the facility said Tuesday.

TEPCO share prices take a hitupdated: Wed May 18 2011 10:30:00

Tokyo Electric will release a plan for bringing reactors under control. CNN's Ramy Inocencio reports.

Japan utility sticks to timeline for ending nuclear crisisupdated: Wed May 18 2011 10:30:00

Worse-than-expected damage in one reactor is forcing a change of plans at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, but its owners say they still expect to end the 2-month-old crisis by January.

Japan struggles with recoveryupdated: Thu May 12 2011 11:51:00

CNN's Kyung Lah reports on the frustration over the lack of progress in recovery efforts in Japan.

Low reactor water level may have caused fuel rods to meltupdated: Thu May 12 2011 11:51:00

A low water level in a reactor building at the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan may have exposed fuel rods and caused them to melt, the owner of the facility said Thursday.

Struggle to move on in Japanupdated: Thu May 12 2011 00:29:00

Japan's tsunami zone struggles to move on, both physically and emotionally, as CNN's Kyung Lah reports.

U.S. wants updated nuclear emergency plansupdated: Wed May 11 2011 16:28:00

U.S. safety officials Wednesday called for nuclear power plants to lay out their plans for handling "extreme events" like the disaster that struck Japan two months ago.

Yucca Mountain project setup took years; shutdown taking only monthsupdated: Tue May 10 2011 19:44:00

When Congress decided to bury the nation's nuclear waste in Yucca Mountain, Nevada, the federal government moved at the pace of a glacier.

Japanese nuclear plant to go off line after PM's warningupdated: Mon May 09 2011 10:45:00

A Japanese nuclear plant will shut down its reactors after the country's prime minister warned it was vulnerable to natural disasters, its owner announced Monday.

Rare look inside Japan's exclusion zoneupdated: Fri May 06 2011 08:38:00

CNN's Stan Grant got a rare look inside the evacuated region near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

Japan nuclear plant should shut down, prime minister saysupdated: Fri May 06 2011 08:38:00

Japan's prime minister said Friday he has asked the operator to shut down the nuclear reactors at the Hamaoka nuclear plant until earthquake and tsunami protections can be built.

NRC begins special inspection of U.S. nuclear plantupdated: Tue Apr 26 2011 20:02:00

A special team of federal inspectors are looking into an incident at an Ohio nuclear power plant in which higher-than-normal radiation levels were detected in a work area, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Tuesday.

Ongoing safety fears on Chernobyl anniversaryupdated: Tue Apr 26 2011 10:04:00

Ukraine on Tuesday marked the 25th anniversary of the world's worst nuclear disaster with a series of memorials and commemorations at Chernobyl.

Chernobyl disaster anniversary markedupdated: Tue Apr 26 2011 10:04:00

Twenty-five years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, concerns remain about the safety of the site.

Final repository for nuclear wasteupdated: Mon Apr 25 2011 10:35:00

Sweden is set to have the world's first final storage for spent nuclear fuel. CNN's Per Nyberg reports.

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